Mutton market trends

During the first quarter of 2022, the mutton producer price was 4.28% lower compared to the previous quarter and 9.41% higher than last year the same time, according to AMT.

Based on historic trends, the price can trend upward over the coming quarter.

  • A2/3 – The price was 1.08% higher compared to the previous quarter and 3.21% higher than last year the same time. Based on historic trends, the price can trend upward over the coming quarter.
  • C2/3 – The price was 1.67% higher compared to the previous quarter and 6.56% higher than last year the same time. Based on historic trends, the price can trend upward over the coming quarter.

Supply

The slaughtering index decreased over the last quarter while seasonality indicates that the slaughtering numbers can decrease further over the second and third quarters of this year. The average linear trend is downward.

Mutton imports declined over the past four quarters and is expected to stay on a lower level over the second quarter of 2022.